Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the Academic Year 2020-21 in the History and Philosophy of Science, Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University

Job Type: Postdoc

Application Deadline: March 8, 2020


The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University, offers one or two Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the academic year 2020-21. The recipient(s) will spend the academic year at the institute pursuing their own research project while interacting with faculty and students.

Fellowship award will be based on consideration of scholarly distinction and academic promise within the area of history and philosophy of science broadly construed. By the
beginning of their fellowship candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant academic field, which has been awarded from a recognized university after March 2015.

The fellowship awards the sum of NIS 86,000, for one year, with the possibility of extending the fellowship for a second year under similar conditions.

Prospective candidates should apply by March 8, 2020. They should mail the following:

  • Cover letter stating how your work adds to or interacts with the work done at
    the Institute.
  • Updated CV and publication list.
  • Current research program (3-5 pages)
  • Writing sample
  • Two letters of recommendation, sent directly
  • All materials should be either in Hebrew or in English

Applications should be mailed in digital form to the following address: cohn@tau.ac.il. The recipient shall be notified by the beginning of May 2020. Full job posting available here. Further information can be requested by contacting cohn@tau.ac.il.

The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas is a research and graduate teaching institute in the Faculty of Humanities of Tel Aviv University. It is the largest and most dynamic center for the History and Philosophy of Science and the Social Studies of Knowledge in Israel.

Further information about the Institute.

Posted: February 03, 2020